'Significant construction progress' at Abu Dhabi's $1.2bn Reem Mall

More than 14 tower cranes have been erected for the project, and some of its sections are reaching Level 4, developer Al Farwaniya confirmed

Significant construction progress has been noted at the site of Abu Dhabi's $1.2bn Reem Mall.
Significant construction progress has been noted at the site of Abu Dhabi's $1.2bn Reem Mall.

Construction details and updates have been revealed about Abu Dhabi’s $1.2bn (AED4.4bn) Reem Mall building site, where “significant” progress has been made.

More than 14 tower cranes have been erected for the project, with 120,000m3 of reinforced concrete cast on site. “Some sections” of the development are said to be reaching Level 4. 

Italian-Emirati joint venture, Itinera Ghantoot, was awarded a $626m (AED2.3bn) contract to build the project in November 2017.

Upon completion, the project will feature 350,000m3 of reinforced concrete; 68,038t (75,000 tons) of rebar; 9,071t (10,000 tons) of structural steel; and 75,000m2 of precast hollow-core concrete panels – all spanning a built-up area of 650,000m2.

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Construction work for the development, which commenced in late-2017, is “well under way, in line with” planned building and finance targets, Reem Mall’s team confirmed. 

Shane Eldstrom, chief executive officer of Al Farwaniya Property Developments, said a team of 4,000 workers is onsite for the project. 

He continued: “We are very proud to announce that Reem Mall has been progressing smoothly and is in line with our construction schedule.” 

Reem Mall is located in the Najmat District of Reem Island, which upon full completion, is expected to have a population of 200,000 people. 

Al Farwaniya Property Developments is a partnership between three Kuwaiti companies – Agility; its affiliate United Projects for Aviation Services Co; and National Real Estate Company.

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